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age group

Definition:

a group of people having approximately the same age

Class:

group noun (groupings of people and objects)

Plural:

age groups

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Examples:

aged | young

Synonyms:

age bracket | cohort

Etymology:

age + group
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Demographic profile | demographic

a term used in marketing and broadcasting, to describe a demographic grouping or a market segment. This typically involves age bands, social class bands and gender. A demographic profile can be used to determine when and where advertising should be... (40 of 553 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Demographic profile

Collins Dictionary:

age group | age bracket

people born at a particular time (6 of 513 words, 11 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/age-group

Macmillan British Dictionary:

age group [countable] | age groups [plural]

all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group (11 of 57 words, 2 usage examples)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/age-group

Oxford Dictionary:

age group

a number of people or things classed together as being of similar age (13 of 50 words, 1 usage example)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/age-group

Cambridge Dictionary:

age group | age range | age bracket

people of a similar age, considered as a group (9 of 33 words, 1 usage example)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/age-group

Random House Dictionary:

age group

persons of approximately the same age and often of the same sex, nationality, educational or social background, etc. (18 of 20 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/age-group

American Heritage Dictionary:

age group

All the people of a particular age or range of ages. (11 of 14 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/age-group

Wiktionary:

age group | age groups [plural] | age bracket [synonym] | cohort [synonym]

A demographic grouping based on age, a generation. (8 of 9 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/age group

Merriam-Webster:

cohort | companion [synonym, sense-specific] | band [synonym, sense-specific] | group [synonym, sense-specific] | colleague [synonym, sense-specific] | associate [synonym, sense-specific] | compatriot [synonym, sense-specific] | compeer [synonym, sense-specific] | comrade [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

one of 10 divisions of an ancient Roman legion ; a group of warriors or ... | "companion", "colleague" (18 of 171 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/cohort

New World Dictionary:

cohort

an ancient Roman military unit of 300-600 men, constituting one tenth of a legion | a band of soldiers | any group or band | an associate, colleague, ... (25 of 79 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cohort

Encarta Dictionary:

age group | age groups [plural]

a group of people whose ages are approximately the same or fall within a particular range (16 of 29 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861685234​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

age group | age groups [plural]

Origin: age + group

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/age group

age | ages [plural] | aged [past tense] | ageing [present participle] | aging [United States, present participle]

Origin: Middle English age, from Anglo-Norman age, from Old French aage, eage (Modern French ├óge), from assumed unattested Vulgar Latin *aetāticum, from Latin aetātem, accusative form of aetās, from... (28 of 44 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/age

group | groups [plural] | grouped [past tense] | grouping [present participle]

Origin: French groupe ("cluster, group"), from Italian gruppo, groppo ("a knot, heap, group, bag (of money)"), from Proto-Germanic *kruppaz ("lump, round mass, body, crop"), from Proto-Indo-European *greub- ("to crumple,... (28 of 62 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/group

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

age group [countable] | age groups [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "age group"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/age-group

Macmillan American Dictionary:

age group [countable] | age groups [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "age group"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/age-group

Cambridge Dictionary:

age group

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "age group"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "age group"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/age-group

Google Dictionary:

age group | age groups [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "age group"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=age group

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